Thursday, June 18, 2009

Birds & Snakes

Jennifer Maguire is doing a neat 9-week class over at 2Peas. It's called "Thinking Inking" and it is centered around Distress Inks. This is a tag I made from the 1st class:

This is the 2nd set of birds that have built nest very close to the house -- this time the nuthatches used our Topsy Turvy tomato planter for their home. They fledged just a couple of days ago.

As a city-bred gal, living in a rural setting in Georgia has really been an eye-opening experience. I have no problem with the bird nests -- I love seeing how protective mother birds are and how she knows just when it's time for them to move to their own place, but, the snake I found underneath my gas grill cover, I was just not prepared for. He was relocated deeper in the woods behind the house!

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Why is it so difficult for me to blog?

I have so much motivation to create while I lie awake at 2, 3, and 4:00 in the morning, but, life takes over when I get up and my creative motivation seems to vanish.

My Etsy shop started off with jewelry, but, there are so many talented artisans on Etsy that it is just too hard to get noticed as a beginner. So, I have gone back to my 1st love -- papercrafts. As I have been a scrapper and cardmaker for a long time, it feel more comfortable listing my papercraft items.

My 1st attempt at Kristina Werner's Color Challenge:

Recent additions to my shop: